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Students who study abroad gain unique learning experiences of culture and education. (Lauren Colette, Vanessa Lara, Adriana Suarez)

UMKC Students Share Their Study Abroad Experiences

October 23, 2022

  Students from UMKC study abroad in countries all over the world – gaining a unique experience as they learn a new custom and culture.    Three students share their insight on receiving an education outside of the U.S. and how others interested in studying abroad...

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Marvel Unpopular Opinions

October 11, 2022

  In 2008, Iron Man became the first Marvel Cinematic Universe film released in theaters. What people didn't know was that this was the start of a lifelong war between Marvel fans.   With 34 films released to date, there will undoubtedly be opposing viewpoints.   Let’s...

Students sit in the grass as they attend the event. (Catia Montelongo/Roo News)

UMKC Welcomes New Roos with Concert and Movie Night

September 15, 2022

  UMKC celebrated its new students with an outdoor concert and movie on Sept. 12 at the Durwood Soccer Stadium.    The free event provided music by The Kansas City Symphony’s Mobile Music Box. Students listened to a number of famous melodies from “We Don't Talk...

RooComm allows students to work with peers from other departments to simulate real world work situations.

The Department of Communication Studies Introduces a New Course, RooComm

September 13, 2022

  The Department of Communication Studies has launched its first semester of RooComm, a class that allows students to work with nonprofits and gain real-world experience in areas regarding graphic design and marketing.    Jaysen Van Sickle is an executive leader,...

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